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understanding lighting control

Lighting Control Systems – Here’s why they are a must in every office

Quality lighting is a crucial aspect of our daily life and is often taken for granted. Lighting control is the ability to manage the level and quality of light in a given space for specific situations or tasks. Controlling room lighting optimally not only enhances the experience but it also helps to save energy by...
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Top 4 tips for effective office lighting solutions

Lighting can have a profound effect on people. It is a known fact that brighter lighting causes people to respond more emotionally while dim lighting can have a relaxing effect on people. But changing the hue of light can also add to the productivity and the alertness of workers. Adding blue or bright hues into...
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benefits of lighting controls and design

Understanding the business benefits of lighting controls and design

Lighting control systems are modern network-based solutions that analyze, automate, and control lighting in real time. Today’s lighting controls and design do more than just illuminating offices and business environments. They offer significant reduction in energy costs and increase efficiency. From an enterprise perspective, they allow businesses to manage their lighting solutions and offer insights...
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Remote home control system

Setting up an integrated home

You can now have a fully-integrated home using Crestron control systems. For example, you can wake up in the morning and the lights on your side of the bed turn on, without disturbing your partner. You can preheat your bathroom and then watch your favourite channel on TV, without fumbling for switches or a remote....
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Uses and benefits of C.L dimmers

Incandescent bulbs are being phased out gradually and will most probably be phased out almost completely within the next 10 years or so. They are being replaced by CFL and LED bulbs that result in greater energy savings. However, the flip side is that not all dimmers work with CFL and LED bulbs and these...
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Set wireless lighting in your home or office with complete control

There is a technology that will allow you to set wireless lighting in your home or office with complete control wherever you are and wherever you’re going. You can have an extremely flexible lighting system with enhanced energy savings, both at the same time. This technology is the Maestro wireless technology from Lutron. It comes with...
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Turn your touch screen display into a custom graphical environment

Have you always wanted to turn your touch screen display into an advanced controller? Have you always wanted to create a custom graphical environment? Have you wanted to do all of this with an unobtrusive, low-profile AV product? If so, you need the DGE-100, which is a Digital Graphics Engine from Crestron. It converts virtually...
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centralised lighting controls and design

Enabling savings through centralised lighting controls and design

Centralised lighting controls and design is the ability to centrally regulate the level and quality of light in a given space for specific tasks or situations. Controlling light properly not only enhances the experience, it helps to save energy and money by using light when and where it is needed most. By using centralised lighting...
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3 Key Benefits of Automating Your Home

The past decade or so has seen an unprecedented change in the technology infrastructure that connects different parts of our lives together, and is driving change in our lives in incredible ways. It’s amazing to recall that just a decade ago, we couldn’t take even broadband Internet for granted – let alone widespread 3G and...
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Video Blog: Energy Management through smart lighting solutions

Saving energy through smart lighting solutions isn’t only a politically correct, go-green initiative, it also makes smart business sense. There are several ways in which you can save and manage energy throughout your home or business. Energy management (EM) is the buzzword these days and includes energy production, energy consumption, and the saving of energy....
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The Actis Integration and AV Blog is a forum for sharing tips, insights, news, solutions and experiences with people and businesses who are undertaking different types of integration projects in India. It covers topics like Professional AV, lighting, energy management, video collaboration, unified communications, presentations, network AV and environment control.

Over time it will grow into a practical, India-specific, knowledge base to assist CIOs/CTOs, architects, AV and lighting consultants, developers, educational institutions and the hospitality industry to make better choices and get more out of their investments in technology.

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